Ski jumper Piotr Żyła was third in the first round of the individual competition at the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup Finals in Planica, Slovenia on Saturday. Today, the Poles took 4th place in the team competition.
Due to bad weather conditions, i.e. strong wind, the organizers of the competition decided to postpone the competition. After two hours it was announced that the competition would be held in one series on Saturday before the competition in teams.
Piotr Żyła made his way to the podium. The 32-year-old produced jump of 234 metres.
Sunday, April 1: team competition
Poles performed in the line-up: Aleksander Zniszczol, Paweł Wąsek, Kamil Stoch, and Piotr Żyła. Kamil Stoch jumped 228.5 m in the second attempt. The last jump that gave the Poles fourth place, was 226.5 metres.
Tomorrow will be the last competition of the season with the participation of the top 30 ski jumpers in the overall World Cup standings.